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Providing cutting-edge perspectives and real-world insights into the greater utility of probability and its applications, the Handbook of Probability offers an equal balance of theory and direct applications in a non-technical, yet comprehensive, format.

24 Probability and Evidence
24 Probability and evidence
JuliaMortera and PhilipDawid
Introduction

Legal applications of probabilistic and statistical reasoning have a long history, having exercised pioneers such as Nicolas Bernoulli, Condorcet, Laplace, Poisson, and Cournot (Zabell, 1988). After a period of neglect, ...

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